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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 345*
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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Great hotel fantastic location, all staff very friendly and welcoming nothing seems to much trouble. Food in the terrace lounge very nice & good value for money, breakfast also in the terrace very good breakfast. The Amba lounge is a great extra when you book an excutive room. We will defiantly go back as location fantastic.

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear shardy50, Thank you for your 5 star Trip Advisor review of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you found the location to be fantastic and that you enjoyed our Terrace Restaurant and Bar. We hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Rugeley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Great hotel, good location for all London attractions and close to all transport , friendly staff, lovely breakfast, everything we needed. We really enjoyed our stay here and would defiantly book again!!

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear emmalH8300BE, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you highlight the fantastic location that is perfect for sightseeing, theatres and shopping. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Best regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Big clean rooms and bathrooms all with complimentary soft drinks snacks and usual toiletries. Smart TV, iPad , free wifi , staff friendly and welcoming didn't eat or drink there as too much choice outside

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear Lisa G, I am delighted that you had a fantastic time on your recent stay at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor and for rating your stay so favourably. I have noted your comments and should you have plans already of a future stay, we would love to hear from you and...

Malta
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We first stayed at this hotel four years ago and following our first experience at the Amba Charing Cross it has always been our choice when visiting London, with our last visit a week ago being our fourth. The hotel is located in a very central place and within walking distance of many of the popular areas in London, Covent...

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear Marica C, I am delighted to know that your recent visit to Amba Hotel Charing Cross proved to be an enjoyable experience. It is great to hear that despite the time passing by we are still your London home. Thank you for reviewing us on Trip Advisor and thank you for choosing to stay with us. I hope that...

Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Simply said, the Amba Charing Cross is the best hotel I have ever stayed at...I travel extensively for business in the US and have travelled to over 15 different countries abroad, the care and kindness of the Amba Charing Cross staff is the best I have ever experienced. From Hailey at Concierge to Cyan & Hugo in the Terrace Bar,...

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear Scott S, Thank you for taking the time to write your exquisite review of your recent stay. The whole team at Amba Hotel Charing Cross appreciates that you highlighted our efforts in providing a professional and superb service. And we are all looking forward on the day we well be able to provide you with another seamless experience. It...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I reserved this hotel because colleagues were staying there. I had average expectations because of its location in Charing Cross Station. Simply put, my expectations were blown away. At checkin the hotel staff were courteous and helpful. The concierge went out of her way to answer questions and to make helpful suggestions. The hotel is historic and they've done a...

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear John H, Thank you for your great comments on Trip Advisor following a recent stay at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable stay and would definitely remember to book with us again on your next visit to London. We look forward to delighting you once again. Kind Regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We stayed just one night but had a lovely time. The room (after a very reasonable upgrade) was lovely and the staff were all very friendly. The only negative comment would be that the breakfast was not piping hot.

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear Judi H, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you highlight the friendliness of the team and I have shared your comments regarding the breakfast over to our F&B team. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Best regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

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Reviewed 30 April 2016

The staff at the front desk were outstanding. Everyone we talked to was extremely helpful. One young lady even walked to with me to the cash machine in the adjacent train station to make sure I found it successfully. The quality of the room and bathroom were excellent. The location of the hotel is ideal for sightseeing around Westminster, Picadilly,...

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience on Trip Advisor. I assure you the team is equally delighted by your kind and generous comments. If there is anything else we can do to make your next stay even more enjoyable, please do let us know. It would be our pleasure to delight you once again on your...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 30 April 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Amba hotel in March 2016 during a week-long visit from Canada to London designed to combine business with leisure. I am pleased to say that the hotel was outstanding, and contributed tremendously to the enjoyment of our stay. The staff were uniformly highly professional; they were warm and welcoming on arrival and throughout...

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear pkeown, I would like to thank you for sharing your recent experience at Amba Hotel Charing Cross on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you appreciate the Hotel’s central location and the amenities provided in your bedroom. The team looks forward to welcoming you back when your travels bring you to London in the near future. Kind Regards, Glenn...

Reviewed 30 April 2016

I booked The Amba on the basis of all of the excellent Tripadvisor reviews - and Im so pleased I did! I stayed here with my friend last Sat and Sun evening, as we were running the London Marathon. Location is perfect - literally adjoining Charing Cross station, yet our room was very quiet. On arrival we were welcomed by...

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Dear JayneTheCoach, Thank you for your wonderful comments posted on Trip Advisor following a recent stay at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable stay and your comment about the Amba Lounge's opening hours has been noted. I hope that our Hotel remains your first option each time you visit London. We look forward to...

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just steps from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, come and discover what a hotel stay should really be like at the New Amba Hotel Charing Cross, an oasis of calm housed within a beautiful, Grade II listed building. Every aspect of the hotel has been designed by our guests, including unlimited, fast, free Wi-Fi in all areas of the hotel, complimentary mini-bars and Nespresso™ machines in all rooms - all at no extra charge. Get more from your stay at the 4-star central London Amba Hotel Charing Cross ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Address: The Strand, London WC2N 5HX, England (Formerly Charing Cross Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: $315 - $672 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amba Hotel Charing Cross 4*
Number of rooms: 239
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Also Known As:
Charing Cross Hotel London
Charing Cross London
Thistle Charing Cross Hotel
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#3 Romantic Hotel in London
#10 Family Hotel in London
#12 Business Hotel in London
#19 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Rooms at the back of the hotel look out over the train station. For a nicer view ask for a room facing The Strand.”
Jer_travels_oo, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front of the hotel can be a little noisy, but less so at night.”
SONAS55, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“go for an executive room and ask for one on a higher floor”
kevine428, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Pay extra for a luxury room if you can”
suneng3, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 6th floor and had great view of the city!”
619wendif, 16 May 2017 | Read review
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